Weddings and Ceremonies at Approved Premises

Currently, due to restrictions being in place to protect public health, reduced guest is in place to facilitate two-metre social distancing at the ceremony. The number of guests that can attend a ceremony at any venue is currently being determined by two-metre distancing capabilities and government guidance on small ceremonies, stating no more than 15 persons inclusive of the couple, witnesses and guests of all ages.

Read the government guidance.

From Saturday 24th October 2020 Rotherham, with the rest of South Yorkshire enters into Tier 3 as a very high risk area. As such no reception or celebration is permitted to follow on from your civil ceremony until restrictions are eased. These restrictions will be reviewed after 28 days.

The content of the ceremony is reduced and as such no readings are permitted within the ceremony at present. Limited photography and some live music are permitted. Please discuss any live music requests with the Registration Team prior to your ceremony.

If you would like to make a new ceremony booking or have an enquiry regarding an existing booking for a ceremony, please contact the Registration Service using the contact form below with your names, time and date of your ceremony booking and the name of the venue.

Make a Ceremony Enquiry

Face coverings

Face coverings are required by law to be worn in a greater number of public indoor settings including register offices and approved premises for civil ceremonies. All guests attending a ceremony at the museum are required to wear one.

Read the guidance on face coverings 

Below is a list of venues in Rotherham where civil marriage and civil partnerships can take place